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Investment from Recruit will help deliver Ossia's groundbreaking Cota wireless power technology to burgeoning wearables market in Japan REDMOND, Wash., Nov.
Escape to Japan's floating world through a selection of rare paintings, woodblock prints and kimonos at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.
-- Record third quarter gross auction proceeds of $886.9 million -- Achieved over $4.0 billion in gross auction proceeds for the first time in a 12-month period -- $0.13 adjusted
Sales in September increase by 8 percent over last year and 1.9 percent compared to the previous month WASHINGTON, Nov.
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KARIYA, Japan, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corp. today announced its global financial results for the first half of the fiscal year ending, Sept.
- Committee votes 9 to 1 to recommend approval of once-daily SAVAYSA for the reduction in risk of stroke and systemic embolic events (SEE) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) TOKYO,
The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...
The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...
The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...
The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...
The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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